Cucumber Gherkin & Dill - 6 m Seed tape mix

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Packet contains
4 m Cucumber seed tape (approx 60 seeds)
2 m Dill seed tape (approx 160 seeds)

Gherkin variety is a very reliable, early and productive cucumber, making lots of fruit. It used to be grown as a pickling cucumber (picked small as 'cornichons'). Dense, crisp flesh and characteristic bumpy skin are most pronounced when young and help maintain crispness in pickling. This variety is resistant to downy mildew and angular leaf spot.

Dill is a great short-lived annual herb that has ferny foliage which is highly attractive and most delicate.  It will grow to approximate 34 inches tall.

SOWING
Sow indoor: May
Harvest: July - September
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium
Depth: 1 inch (2.5cm)
Plant spacing: 8 - 40 inches / 20 - 90 cm

Dill is an annual herb that can grow to 24 inches in height. Cucumbers can grow to 6ft tall as the curling vine spreads either across the ground or upright with a bit of help. Dill is a self-seeding herb which is easy to grow. Dill can attract beneficial insects to your garden and Cucumber may attract bees to the flowers. Both Dill and cucumber thrives full sunlight and well-drained soil. Cucumbers also prefer a humid moist place.  

SOWING:
Sow: Indoors: March-April Outdoors: May-June
Season: Annual
Height: 6ft (182cm)
Harvest Season:  July-October
Environment: Full Sun,
Soil Type: Chalk, Sand, Loam
Germination Time:  8-10 days
Temperature: 66-81F (19-27C)
Seeds Watering: Wetting only the soil
Plant watering: watering once per week
Depth: press into the soil 1in (2.5cm)
Plant Spacing: 12 inches apart (30cm)
Ideal for:  Vegetable Gardens green house, bedding, cut flowers


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Data sheet

Height
Up to 500cm (196in)
Moisture
Medium
Sunlight
Full sun
Sowing month
May
Vegetable
Cucumber